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Manatee Performing Arts Center

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Address: 102 12th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone Number: 941-748-5875
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Enjoy each play

I have season tickets and always enjoy live theatre....parking is first come, but shuttle service offered. Community theatre has taken a giant step toward Broadway with many of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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annamaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have season tickets and always enjoy live theatre....parking is first come, but shuttle service offered. Community theatre has taken a giant step toward Broadway with many of the performances.

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Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Enjoy going to the productions here. Purchase single tickets or season subscription. You will love it -- you can relax with a glass of wine in the lobby and enjoy the gift shop also.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

New building in a new location with great local entertainment. We just renewed our season tickets for 2015 and are glad we did. Prior to the chosen shows on our calendar we meet with neighbors and other friends for dinner in one of the many local restaurants within a close proximity of the Arts Center. The acoustics are very good... More 

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Fayetteville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The performances here are comparable to Broadway theaters. and there is an increasing variety of activities here. The theater is very new, in fact there is a smaller theater alongside the main one, and there is a large conference/dining room upstairs.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The new venue is fantastic! The performers are so talented and we enjoy the plays each month. Most recently, Spam-A-Lot was one of the best that we've seen in years.

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Asker, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We enjoy going here when we are in the Bradenton-Sarasota area. The Manatee Players and the two theaters now here in this new facility are great. And this latest production in the Stone Hall theater couldn't be more professional. It truly was as good as Broadway, and shows that this 'community theater' is doing so much right! We're so pleased... More 

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Kinmount, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Passionate performances. The band, the music, the lighting, the seating, all were excellent. Nine ladies took advantage of the Pier 22 dinner package. This restaurant has a special menu for theatre goers with a good selection of either an appetizer or dessert along with an entree. The food was very good. Special mention to Bill Shideler and Melanie Bierwller.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you like theater at it's finest, then go to a show at the Manatee! The new digs here are fantastic. Lots of free parking, huge lobby, grand theater with comfortable seating and access, gorgeous stage, and oh yes: quality performances!!!! Manatee has a reputation for attracting high quality talent to be in their productions and it shows. Don't miss... More 

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Sebring, Florida USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Recently attended an evening performance at the new (1 year one) Manatee Performing Arts Center in Bradenton, Florida. From the moment we entered, we were very impessed by the friendly and very professional staff. I was amazed at the vass theatre lobby which accomodates a smart-styled gift shop and a beverage bar with chairs and tables for those patrons that... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Very nice facility and the Bradenton Players were really quite good for an amatuer company. Good fun while in Bradenton. Couple this with any of the great eateries downtown on Old Main street and you have a slice of yesterday in a clean modern facility. The wine and beer available pre show and at intermission makes it all the better.

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Additional Information about Manatee Performing Arts Center

Address: 102 12th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone Number: 941-748-5875
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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